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Julie Day

Module leader for Leg Ulcer and Tissue Viability

Institute of Health & Society

Contact Details


tel: (01905) 855546

Academic Qualifications

BSc (Hons) 1st Class
Post Graduate Certificate

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Associate Lecturer University of Worcester 2011

Lecturer at the University of Worcester – Leg Ulcer Assessment and Management, and Compression therapies (annually since 2005)

Lecturer at Universtiy of Central England-leg ulcer module 200-2004

GP practice training (April 2008) Principle causes of leg ulceration, assessment and management

Presentation for hospital doctors audit (March 2009) – modern wound care products and the management of leg ulcers

Acute Trust teaching-theory and practical session for the application of compression therapy

Currently developing an e-learning programme for the assessment and management of Venous Leg Ulceration for the Nursing Times



Presentations at Conferences and Study Days

Harrogate National Band Care Conference 2011. Presentation "Using reduced compression in clinical practice"

Worcester University Vascular Wounds and Independent Nurse Prescribing study day (June 2010)

Royal College of Nursing west Midlands branch (May 2010) Treating Venous Leg Ulcers

Leg Ulcer Forum study day (April 2010) Differential diagnosis of infection in leg ulceration.

Vascular Society Spring Meeting Tissue Viability Symposium (March 2010) Living with a leg ulcer-the patient and CNS point of view.

Society of Vascular Nurses National Conference (Nov 2009) The management of leg ulceration, past, present and future

Royal College of Nursing, West Midlands Branch (June 2009) Leg Ulceration

Leg Ulcer Forum study days (April and September 2009) Durham and Milton Keynes, Arterial Leg Ulceration

Leg Ulcer Forum study days (September 2008) Stevenage and Newcastle, Lower limb Oedema and Leg Ulceration

Worcestershire Leg Ulcer Conference (September 2008) The Impact of Leg Ulceration on Patient’s Lives

Smith and Nephew Study day (June 2008) Impact of leg ulceration on the patient

Urgo Study Day –presentation on Standardising Compression Bandages in the Acute Trust and Addressing Clinical Risk (March 2008)

Tissue Interest Group (March 2008) Body Image and Leg Ulceration

Worcestershire Leg Ulcer Conference (March 2007) Graduated Compression Therapies

West Midlands 3M study day (October 2006) Introducing a new compression therapy

Wales 3M study day (October 2006) Practical Experiences of using the 3M Coban 2-Layer Compression System

National Key Opinion Leaders Conference (April 2006) Practical Experiences of Using the 3M Coban 2-Layer Compression System

Worcestershire Leg Ulcer Conference (2006) Assessment Issues in the Management of Leg Ulcers

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Tissue Viability Specialist Nurse/Service manager Sandwell Acute Hospital and PCT's 5 years

District Nurse-various PCT's within the Black country/Sandwell 15 years

Othopaedic nursing and spinal injuries



‘Minimizing pain in wound management’, published in Practice Nursing 2013, Vol 24, No 6, pp269-275

'Body image and leg ulceration'. In Leg Ulcers and Problems of the Lower Limb: An holistic approach (Lindsay, E. and White, R eds) HealthComm, Aberdeen.

Day, J.M. and Hayes, W.G (2008)

Evaluating a new and unique 2-layer compression system for patients with chronic venous leg ulceration. British Journal of Community Nursing. (2008)

Diabetes and Vascular Disease (March/April 2007) Popliteal-plantar arterial bypass and fillet rotation flap following hallux amputation. Coney, P., Perry, R., Day, J. and Downing, R.

Practical Experiences of Using Coban 2. Journal of Wound Care (2006)


Professional Qualifications

Professional Qualifications

2004 - Current
CNS Leg Ulcers
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

January 2009 to Oct 2009
Advanced Nurse
Practitioner Student
University of Worcester

April 2006 - July 2006
Post Graduate Certificate
Non Medical Prescribing
University of Worcester

January 2001 - June 2004
BSc (Hons) 1st Class
Clinical Nursing Studies (Tissue Viability pathway)
Specialist Practitioner Award
University of Central England Birmingham

June 1986
District Nursing Certificate/Specialist practitioner award
Wolverhampton University

November 1984
Orthopaedic Nursing Certificate
Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham

March 1982
State Registered Nurse
Gloucester Royal Hospital